Embargoed until GMT 8am Tuesday 9th September 2014
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Children in Crisis kicks off 21st anniversary campaign ‘A chance to learn, a chance in life’ with an urgent appeal supported by government’s UK Aid Match Scheme.
London – 9th September 2014 – Children in Crisis, the charity dedicated to improving the lives of children and their communities in some of the most remote, post-conflict territories by...
Minister supports “A chance to learn, a chance in life”.
Secretary of State for International Development, Justine Greening has lent her support to Children in Crisis's campaign A chance to learn, a chance in life.
"Whether it is conflict in Afghanistan or Ebola in West Africa, war and disease rob children of an education. Missing out on school hurts children’s chances of finding a good job and a better future. It also means countries...
Today is World Humanitarian Day. It is a day to honour humanitarians killed and wounded delivering their brilliant and inspiring work.
On a day such as this the memory of Eraste, Tite, Musore and Edmond, our dear friends and colleagues murdered in the DRC on October 4th 2011 presses in. They were attacked in the course of delivering our education work on the plateau. Eraste was known as ‘feu’ Eraste – fire. He certainly was.
Let us remember them today, and let that fire...
Sunday 10th August saw some of the worst weather London has seen for months thanks to hurricane Bertha, but this did not stop our heroic team of cyclists saddling up in aid of Children in Crisis!
The rain came down (and down and down) but they cycled on, all the way from the Olympic Park, through Central London on to Surrey and back again to finish in spectacular style by cycling past Buckingham Palace and across the finish line on The Mall.
Brain Voakes and Neil Frances at the...
Update - September 22nd 2014 - Including information of Children in Crisis's response
Please donate now to support Children in Crisis's work and our response to Ebola. Read on to learn what we are doing today.
Photo: Through educational materials, Children in Crisis and our local NGO partners are working to help keep Ebola at bay.
The Ebola Outbreak
Since the first Ebola outbreaks in Liberia in March and in Sierra Leone in May the disease has taken hold. In Sierra Leone...
Mattia and Umberto’s Freedom Cycle Expedition
Two London based students from Italy, Umberto Shaw and Mattia Previti, have embarked upon the journey of a lifetime - travelling from London to Morocco by bicycle!
Mattia and Umberto are using their cycling expedition to raise funds and awareness for Children in Crisis. As they cycle across Europe they are posting pictures and will be mapping their journey and the adventure as it unfolds through rural locations and towns in France,...
Children in Crisis are delighted to announce their partnership with Elfie London – providing vintage style British children’s clothes reminiscent of a fairytale world.
The partnership was launched earlier this month with the auctioning off of a set of children’s clothes as part of the Art Antiques London Party in the Park.
The founding sisters, Raffaela Van der Heyden and Victoria Roper-Curzon have pledged 10% of all online sales this summer, when you...
London Marathon 2013
On the 13th April, some incredible men & women took to the streets of London to complete the 2014 Virgin Money London Marathon for Children in Crisis.
Children in Crisis London staff & volunteers were out to support our wonderful runners with cheer points at mile 19 and 24. We then met them at the finish line and welcomed them back to a post-race reception with a well-deserved massage, some food to re-fuel and a goody bag. It was lovely to have all of our...
Amy Parker, Children in Crisis Programme Manager, just recently returned from Burundi where she has been planning the early stages of a new project. The Community Vocational and Training Centre will support vulnerable, discriminated families within the Batwa community, helping to generate badly-needed income and so ultimately giving their children a better start in life. Here, Amy presents a photo report of her trip.
"The greatest barrier for the Batwa children of Burundi to receiving an...
The Gender and Development Network (GADN) Girls’ Education Working Group
Amy Parker, Children in Crisis's Programme Manager for Burundi and DR Congo, is Co-Chair of the Girls' Education Working Group (part of the Gender and Development Network).
The GADN Girls’ Education Working Group has as its purpose to share, develop and promote knowledge and learning of programming and policy for girls’ education rights in international development contexts.